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2006 WWAC Annie Oakley Days - Ohio Regional Convention
From Kirk 'Geronimo' Bass


This event will be held July 28th - 30th, 2006 at the Darke Co. Fairgrounds - Greenville, Ohio.

2 Public Showcase Performances!
Brand new contests!
Workshops!
Public Western Arts Demonstrations!

PRINT A MAIL-IN REGISTRATION FORM FROM THE WEBSITE:
http://www.gldenterprises.net/webmail

NOTE: Participants in the convention must be WWAC members.

THIS YEAR FEATURING A CHUCK WAGON STYLE BANQUET DINNER!

Menu will be:

Roast Beef
BBQ Baked Beans
Baked Potato (with butter & sour cream)
Country Biscuits
Garden Salad With Assorted Dressings
Iced Tea & Lemonade

Entertainment Tentatively includes a performance by the stars of the Wright State University Theater production of "ANNIE GET YOUR GUN" - Dionysia Williams and Jesse Coleman

Pre-Registration Required By July 20, 2006 To:

Gery L. Deer - Ohio WWAC / GLD Enterprises & Productions
3604 N Lake Shore Dr.
Jamestown, OH 45335

CONTACT INFORMATION:
Gery L. Deer - Ph: (937) 902-4857 - Email: gdeer@gldenterprises.net
Barbara " Scout" Deer - Ph: (937) 902-6851 - Email: barbara@gldenterprises.net

Pre-Registration: $40.00 Per Person
Registration At The Event: $45.00 Per Person

NOTE: If you don't pre-register you may not get a meal at the banquet!

(Our dinner is catered and we need a head count several days prior to the event so don't delay!)

Non-participant Banquet Dinner Tickets: $15
Registration with new or renewal individual WWAC Membership: $65 per person.

Payment Options: Cashier's Check, Personal check, money order, cash (at the gate). (please make checks out to: GERY L. DEER - GLD ENTERPRISES)

ABSOLUTELY NO ONE UNDER THE AGE OF 18 MAY ATTEND WITHOUT A PARENT - NO EXCEPTIONS

CAMPING:
Registered participants will have access to camping on the grounds (electricity and water available) at NO EXTRA CHARGE! Horse stable use (You must have own supplies and clean up afterwards)

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE:

FRIDAY, July 28
11 AM: Registration & Check In
11 AM: Practice Areas Open

WORKSHOP SCHEDULE:
1 PM: Gun Spinning
2 PM: Whip Handling
3 PM: Whip Care & Maintenance
4 PM: Trick Roping
5 PM: Showmanship
5 PM: Knife Throwing

DEMONSTRATION SCHEDULE
Public Western Arts Demonstrations once per hour starting at noon:

FRIDAY, July 28th Demonstration Schedule: (tentative)
12PM & 5 PM - Knife Throwing
1 PM & 6 PM - Whip Cracking
2 PM & 7 PM - Trick Roping
3 PM - Gun Spinning
4 PM - Special Artistic Demo
8 PM - Hospitality Time

SATURDAY, July 29th
9 AM - Area open for practice
9 AM - Knife throwing contests begin
**10 AM - Annie Oakley Days Parade

** If you're going to be in the WWAC parade group you must be at the convention area ready to leave at 9AM

1 PM - Trick Roping Contests Begin
1:45 PM - Whip contests begin
3:30 PM - Special Artistic Demo: ARCHERY - the Western art of the Native American!
4 PM - 1st Public Showcase Entertainment
(Performers sign up by 3 PM on Saturday)
6 PM: Awards & Entertainment Banquet

FEATURES:
Professor Karns Classic Magic
The Brothers & Co. Entertainers
& Special Surprise Entertainment!

SUNDAY, July 30th
9 AM - Workshops & practices begin
1 PM - Public Showcase Entertainment
Performers sign up by 12 Noon on Sunday

WORKSHOP SCHEDULE:
2 PM - Whip Handling - Gery L. Deer
3 PM - Trick Roping - Doug Smith
5 PM - Closing

WORKSHOP PRESENTERS:
Whip Handling - Gery L. Deer
Whip Care & Maintenance - Paul Nolan
Trick Roping - Doug Smith
Gun Spinning - Gery L. Deer & Others
Knife Throwing - Kirk Bass & Others
Showmanship - Gery Deer & Barbara Deer

CONTESTS:
Whip:
Speed & Accuracy
Ohio's Own Bullwhip Fast draw - We created this amazing contest 4 years ago and it's still a favorite!
Most Cracks - 60 Seconds
NEW! The Whip Skip
Trick Roping:
Big Loop
Most Unusual Trick
Roping Style
GunSpinning
Showmanship - We MUST have 4 competitors to hold the contest.
Knife Throwing
Contact Kirk Bass Email Kirk
International Knife Throwers Hall of Fame

SPECIAL AWARDS:
Two special awards will be given this year.

BEST COSTUME AWARD
This award is given to a participant who makes the amazing effort to be in a western-style costume for the event. Style, originality, and function are considered.

OHIO WWAC/ANNIE OAKLEY DAYS LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
This award is given to a WWAC member who has worked throughout their career to promote and perpetuate the Wild West Arts through performance, education, and overall support.

GLD ENTERPRISES & PRODUCTIONS SHOWMANSHIP AWARD
This award is given to a convention participant who exhibits the overall spirit of the Western arts showman (or show woman) in the following areas:

Performance/Stage Presence
Displays a love of their art
Education - Passing along their skills
Audience Appeal
Costuming

Special thanks to our supporters:

The Annie Oakley Days Committee
Gary Sr. & Lois Deer
Gary Deer, Jr.
Kirk & Melodee Bass
Doug Smith - Lariat Artist
Paul Nolan - Midwest Whips
Rich Hoffman & Family
The Will Family
The Brothers & Co. Entertainers
Professor Karns Classic Magic
Society of American Whip Artistry
Mark Allen - Western Stage Props
GLD Enterprises & Productions Whip Artistry Studio


HOTELS IN GREENVILLE, OH:
Comfort Inn
1190 E Russ Rd, Greenville, OH
(937) 316-5252

Towne House Motel
209 E Main St, Greenville, OH
(937) 548-4171

Holiday Inn Express
1195 Russ Rd, Greenville, OH
(937) 548-1328

St Clair's Place
224 E 3rd St, Greenville, OH
(937) 548-9599

Greenville Inn
851 Martin St, Greenville, OH
(937) 548-3613




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